Elkem Silicon Materials is Elkem’s largest business area and one of the world's leading suppliers of metallurgical silicon and microsilica. We deliver special products to customers in the chemical, solar, electronics, aluminium, construction, refractory and oilfield industries worldwide.
Elkem Foundry Products is the leading metal treatment solution provider to the cast iron industry and a supplier of high quality special ferrosilicons to the steel industry. Our products, supported by our experienced technical service teams, provide innovative solutions for iron foundries and steel mills worldwide. The car industry, pipe producers and engineering companies are our important customer categories.
Goal: Reduced environmental impact
Elkem recieves 9,2 million NOK for quartz research
The Research Council of Norway has awarded Elkem 9,2 million NOK to the project “High-Temp Quartz”. The project will investigate different types of quartz to better understand how the characteristics of quartz affect furnace operations.